HSEM 111: Tribal Incident Management Systems

Credits 2
Quarter Offered

This course introduces the incident management structures commonly utilized in Indian Country.  It explains the relationship between various incident management structures and the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and affords students an opportunity to share with other Tribal Emergency Management professionals structures they have experienced or would like to explore. This class may include students from multiple sections.


2.0 or higher in HSEM 102 or concurrent enrollment

  1. Analyze the National Incident Management System and its application to coordinated response.
  2. Identify commonly utilized Incident Management Structures in Indian Country.
  3. Describe the various roles and responsibilities of an Incident Commander and Command Staff.

  4. Determine the timing and procedures required for instituting Unified Command or Unified Area Command.

  5. Describe challenges associated with Incident Management Structures between tribal and non-tribal boundaries.

  6. Identify Communications, Logistics and Technology requirements that can enhance Incident Management in Indian Country.